Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery

One mother and father honor their only child who was killed in Afghanistan By Terry Lehrke, News Editor He was funny, had a sense of humor, loved joking around with people, helping people and was musically-inclined. Army National Guard Specialist George Cauley was just 24 years old when he was killed in Afghanistan in 2009 — [...]

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With more than 400 additional interments at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls, in the last year, the challenge for WreathsForTheFallen.org to honor all of the country’s fallen veterans is greater than ever. For a number of years WreathsForTheFallen.org has endeavored to honor all the fallen veterans at the cemetery by placing a wreath on [...]

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Dignitaries from Washington visit Little Falls to deliver the check By Terry Lehrke, News Editor  It’s not often that dignitaries from Washington, D.C. travel to Little Falls. Far less often that they come bearing substantial gifts, such as a check for $1.4 million (and change). David Swantek, director of the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, and Commissioner of [...]

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Jack Peck, above left, of Little Falls, welcomed Maj. Gen. Richard C. Nash, adjutant general of the state of Minnesota, as the speaker during Memorial Day services held at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls. Nash, whose military career spans four decades (enlisted in 1972), honored the “Service members who have served or [...]

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Memorial Day services to honor and remember veterans will be held throughout the Morrison County and surrounding areas. The events are open to the public and include: Sunday, May 27 —  Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery: An instrumental prelude by the Richfield Symphonic Band will begin at 1:30 p.m., and the traditional parade of flags will [...]

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